"Painkiller" is the the first song on British metal band Judas Priest's 1990 album, Painkiller, and was released as the first single off the album later that year.
The song is about The Painkiller. The Painkiller himself is one of a series of fictional messiahs created by Judas Priest. He is described as a metal messiah sent to the world to destroy evil and rescue mankind from destruction. He is believed to be inspired by…
Faster than a bullet
Enraged and full of anger
He's half man and half machine